Classical

September program listings for Pipedreams

Sundays at 8:00 p.m.

On the September 23rd program, organist Cameron Carpenter presents organ with a twist.

September 2012 programs on The Chicago Symphony

Thursdays at 8:00 p.m.

The Chicago Symphony wraps up a great month of music by taking us to Spain on the 27th, with music of deFalla, Ravel, Golijov, Soro, and Alomía Robles.  (Hispanic Heritage Month runs September 15-October 15)

Mornings, September 10 - 14

Birds start at 6:00 a.m., followed by NPR News, invigorating music, a daily Mystery piece at (6:40), the Composers Datebook (7:20), and the Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor (8:20).

 

Mornings, September 3 - 7

You’re invited to wake up with Brenda Tremblay at 6:00 a.m. for invigorating music, birdsong, daily Mystery piece at (6:40), Composers Datebook (7:20), and the Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor (8:20).

And the Grammy Goes To...

Sat, 01/25/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Sunday is music's biggest night: The Grammy Awards.

Joys of a new season

I went to Wegmans the other day, and lo, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.  Have you seen the plastic bags of Halloween candy stacked up like sandbags? Thanksgiving decorations spilling out of displays?  Really?  So soon? 

Please, press the pause button.

Live from Lincoln Center: The Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman

Thu, 09/27/2012 - 8:00pm

Live from Lincoln Center presents a perfromance by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra with accomplished violinist Itzhak Perlman

Copland Summer: Notes from the Road, Seeing Sound

In which I go away, come back, explain little, and we all go off on a merry little tangent.
 

When I wasn't riding roller coasters, visiting museums, and otherwise touristing in Cleveland last week, I did get to enjoy some quality time reading about Copland. I even took notes:

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival’s 40th Anniversary Concert Special

Sun, 09/16/2012 - 2:00pm

In celebration of an amazing season, composer, pianist, and artistic leader Marc Neikrug joins a number of distinguished musicians in this special concert.

GREAT PERFORMANCES AT THE MET: Wagner's Ring Cycle "Götterdämmerung"

Fri, 09/14/2012 - 9:00pm

See how the curse of the ring leads to global cataclysm and the twilight of the gods.